Here at Get Ahead our people are everything. Our ever-growing team has a wide range of highly skilled professionals with different backgrounds, expertise and even different personalities to ensure that we can find exactly the right Expert to match our clients’ requirements.

Here’s 60 seconds with our expert Angela

Name: Angela

Area of expertise: Social Media Management

When & why did you join Get Ahead:

I joined the Get Ahead VA team in May 2013, after a friend recommended it.  I met and hit it off with Rebecca, founder of Get Ahead VA, straight away – I really liked her flexible approach to working and it really suited my family set-up.

What did you do before you joined Get Ahead:

I worked in Accounts departments of both small and large businesses for many years as well as working as a self-employed bookkeeper.  I then came to the world of social media via expert trainer Nicky Kriel.  Whilst Nicky loves teaching social media, I found that managing social media pages came naturally to me.  It requires the same methodical approach that was so important in accounts – planning to ensure that the right things happen on the right days – but with words rather than numbers which is great fun!

Career highlight to date: 

Seeing companies benefit from my work is always a highlight, such as when one client won a Social Media Award for PR work on Twitter at The Therapy Expo.  I also train some clients on a 1-2-1 basis and it is great to see them start to understand the potential of social media for their business.

Plans for the future:

Workwise I am looking forward to continuing to spread the word about how powerful social media is and to build awareness of my client’s businesses.  Personally I am looking forward to our summer holiday glamping in the Hobbit village in Cornwall which should be great fun as our kids are Lord of the Rings mad!

If your business could benefit from help from Angela or any of our other experts please get in touch on 01483 332220 or